bringing 2 U events & happenings in and around Ipoh … & beyond…

Symphony Suites Annual Staff Party

It was an evening for the staff of Symphony Suites Hotel to let their hair down. Since the launch of the hotel, it was their first annual staff party, with the theme "Hawaiian Night". Dressed in colourful beach wear, lei around their neck and flowers in their hair, the 40+ special guests had a good time ... continue reading »

Syeun Hotel Chinese New Year reunion dinner

The team of Chinese cuisine chefs at Ipoh's Syeun Hotel has prepared a number of eight-course menus to cater to the requests and budget of Chinese families who will be holding their reunion dinner in town. Made available only on the eve of Chinese New Year (Feb 18, 2015), there is also a vegetarian menu for ... continue reading »

Enlightened Heart Tibetan Buddhist Temple

Chinese New Year falls on Feb 19 this year. It will be the Year of the Goat (or Ram/Sheep, if you prefer) in Chinese Zodiac. Every Chinese New Year at the Enlightened Heart Tibetan Buddhist Temple, devotees follow a certain programme in a symbolic brightening of their life's path for the coming year.1st day of Chinese ... continue reading »

Ideal Garden Wedding Venue at The Haven

Jan 22, 2015 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events
garden wedding Ipoh

Previously, there was only one venue for bridal couples in Ipoh seeking a "perfect" garden wedding, even though outdoor weddings are becoming increasingly popular. Indeed, getting married among the lush greenery, surrounded by an array of flowers and their splashing colours amidst a natural surrounding adds a romantic touch to an already memorable occasion such as ... continue reading »

‘The 1600 Pandas World Tour in Malaysia’ Exhibition

Jan 21, 2015 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events
panda Malaysia

With the theme 'Initiating the Culture of Creative Conservation', 1600 paper mache pandas in various sizes and poses arrived in Malaysia and visited 15 iconic landmarks in the country, from December 21 of last year. Landmarks visited since the beginning of the tour included Dataran Merdeka, Putrajaya, Batu Caves, Taiping Lake, Leaning Tower of Teluk Intan ... continue reading »

Concubine Lane Lorong Panglima

Lorong Panglima (Panglima Lane), or better known locally as Concubine Lane (or Yi Lai Hong in Cantonese), is a narrow, uneven path, in Old Town Ipoh, believed to have been established in 1908. The shop houses here, which were mainly occupied by kept women of tin tycoons in the old days, hence its nickname, are now ... continue reading »

Ipoh Bicycle Rental

Jan 19, 2015 Author: Emily | Filed under: Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Ipoh Heritage Bicycle Rental

Much as I love Ipoh and am doing my part to promote it, there is no denying that Ipoh is not a convenient city to visit without a car. Public transport is grossly unreliable - taxis are not budget-friendly and buses run on their own secret route. One could rent a car while in Ipoh, but ... continue reading »

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